William Henry Pritchett, Jr., of Mariner’s Mark Way in Virginia Beach, passed away on Monday, February 7. He was in his eightieth year.
Mr. Pritchett was born and raised in Richmond, VA, and graduated from Benedictine High School in that city. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Richmond Professional Institute and his Master of Commerce Degree from the University of Richmond.
In 1969 he and his family moved to Virginia Beach where he became a principal in the Advertising firm of Lawler Ballard, Adv.
He was a veteran of the US Air Force during the Korean War and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruby Ann Reed Pritchett, five children: Carol Cason and her husband Tom of St. Petersburg, Fl, Scott Pritchett and his wife Mary of Virginia Beach, Steve Pritchett and his wife Becky of Great Falls, VA, Cathy Aiello of Virginia Beach, and Chris Pritchett and his wife Felicia of Santa Clara, CA.
He was blessed with 10 grandchildren: Bradley Cason, Afton Pritchett, Ashley Pritchett, Eric Pritchett, Danny Pritchett, Austin Pritchett, Nicky Pritchett, Clay Aiello, Ocean Aiello, and Fiona Pritchett.
A celebration of his life will take place at 11:00 AM Saturday, February 12, at Holy Family Catholic Church at 1279 North Great Neck Road in Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Food Pantry of Holy Family Catholic Church or Hands Across Mathews at P.O. Box 1303 Mathews, Virginia 23109.
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